This bill would require the New York City Department of Transportation to provide regular ferry service from Throggs Neck in the Bronx and Citi Field in Queens to the borough of Manhattan.
Int. No. 1001
By Council Members Gjonaj, Moya, Diaz, Torres, Yeger, Holden and Vallone
A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to ferry service to Throggs Neck and Citi Field
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
Section 1. Chapter 3 of title 19 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 19-308 to read as follows:
§ 19-308 Ferry Service to the Bronx and Queens. The commissioner shall ensure that regular ferry service is provided connecting Throggs Neck in the borough of the Bronx and Citi Field in the borough of Queens to, at minimum, Midtown and the Financial District in the borough of Manhattan. Such service shall be open to the public. The schedule of such service shall be determined by the commissioner. The commissioner may establish fees for such service. The schedule and fees, if any, for such service shall be made available on the city’s website.
§ 2. This local law takes effect 180 days after it becomes law, except that the commissioner may take such measures as are necessary for the implementation of this local law, including the promulgation of rules, prior to such date.
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